Constable John S. Wofford

Constable John S. Wofford

Wood County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

End of Watch Monday, February 4, 1907

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John S. Wofford

Constable Wofford and his brother, Deputy Sheriff Amos Wofford of the Wood County Sheriff's Department, were shot and killed while they attempted to arrest a father and son for liquor violations. One of the suspects produced a handgun and opened fire, fatally wounding both lawmen. Both suspects were also shot and killed by return fire in the incident.

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Constable Wofford.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 6, 2019

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